Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival: 2018 Performers Group Chat

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:00 am

Mississippi State University Libraries is hosting the 12th Annual Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival with a focus on blues, jazz and ragtime. The library is hosting a group chat moderated by internationally renowned pianist Jeff Barnhart of Mystic, Connecticut, and featuring 1920s and 30s-style blues aficionado Steve Cheseborough, in-demand jazz pianist Kris Tokarski, highly respected banjo and guitar player "Fast Eddie" Erickson, and flutist Anne Barnhart, Jeff's wife with whom he performs as the musical duo Ivory & Gold. The theme of the group chat will be "The varying roads taken and choices made to find us here today." Click the "Link" below to view the complete festival schedule and to purchase tickets.

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